Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and commercial companies are well-known in the mine action community for conducting demining operations all over the world. But there is another breed of deminer that is becoming more and more common—the military. Militaries often have different objectives, tactics, opinions and experiences from professional mine action practitioners, which is frequently reflected in the way they conduct clearance operations. Can two groups so different find some common ground and work towards a world in which they not only coexist, but actually work in tandem to assist one another in carrying out demining?
"Humanitarian vs. Military Mine Action,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 8
, Article 13.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol8/iss1/13